People Will Be Talking About The Ending Of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ For Years

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David Hookstead Sports And Entertainment Editor
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“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” didn’t disappoint one bit, and it was an incredible experience.

I’m going to try to keep this article as spoiler free as I can. This film is way too good to ruin anything major.

Everything about this movie was awesome. The cinematography was outstanding, the soundtrack was chilling to the bone at times, the acting was awesome and so much more stood out.

There are a couple main points I want to hit on for you guys. First, the ending of this film is as unpredictable as it can possibly get. I did not see any of it coming, and the final few minutes hit you in the face like a hurricane.

I won’t say exactly what happens, but you have decades of “Star Wars” storylines combining for a few minutes of cinema gold. It might literally make your head explode. You’ll be wanting to jump out of your seat screaming at the screen, and maybe even a few tears will roll down your face.

Second, I’ve never seen two characters in a recent movie with more sexual tension that Rey and Kylo Ren. At times, I wasn’t sure if I was watching Kylo and Rey or Jon Snow and Daenerys in “Game of Thrones.”

This is not a criticism of the film at all. Their tension, sexual and otherwise, raised the stakes to a whole new level.

Also, watching Rey really come into her own and make some surprising decisions along the way was so much fun. Rey is a badass, and I love every second of it. You also find out who her parents are, but I’m not giving any clues or hints to ruin that surprise.

Mark Hamill also crushed it out of this world in his return to the big screen as Luke Skywalker. He’s dark, bitter, resentful and the reasons why are beautiful and impactful for the audience.

It seems like the path for Episode IX is pretty clear, and you’ll understand once you see the ending. I have no idea how it’ll play out, but it seems like we know the general direction.

My only criticism of the film as I watched it is that it does start out just a shade slow. Ultimately, I think I can chalk that up to my eagerness to see stuff get going right away. In hindsight, I’m glad the plot took some time to develop because it was certainly worth it by the end.

I didn’t have many doubts going into the movie. In fact, my expectations were sky high, and they were still exceeded. It was an emotional rollercoaster, and by far the best of the last three films in the saga. I can’t wait to hear from all of you about your thoughts on the wild ending.

Go to the theater right now!

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